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Jan 30, 2013 2:00pm PST
hello. i'm maria cheremeteff of the art department at city college of san francisco. and i welcome you to gallery 52 where we have selected works of art to simulate a gallery or perhaps a museum setting so that we can experiment in analyzing works of art. this particular program is really a supplement to the telecourse art of the western world. i'd like to start by asking you a question. how many of you have gone to a museum or perhaps an art gallery and stood before a work of art and felt perplexed, confused, possibly angry or perhaps even frustrated and wondered, "what is it that i'm supposed to be looking at?" is there a particular way of analyzing a work of art? are there special features that you should look at or pick out in works of art? the answer is, of course, yes. but i've had quite a number of students come up to me and ask, "well, how should we analyze a work of art?" today's topic is descriptive criticism. and descriptive criticism involves an analysis of a work of art. it focuses on style. and style involves formal visual elements, elements that the artist had availa
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